Latest Stories in Ekiti

 

IGP to Police officers: Defend yourselves against any attack

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In the aftermath of the EndSARS protest nationwide, which turned violent and led to loss of lives, including that of a number of police personnel, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 Palliative and its controversies: Interrogating the looting spree dimension

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Residents of Gwagwalada, looting COVID-19 paliatives from the warehouse in Abuja. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA On October 8, this year, the youth of the country began a protest with the hashtag...

Sat Oct 31st, 2020     Read More →

President Buhari welcomes international partnership to spur development

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his administration’s commitment to work with an international think-tank group and investment promoter, Horasis Global Visions Community, to find...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

How 21 pupils, others die as school bus, trailer collide in Enugu

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It was a black Wednesday in Mgbowo, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, as 21 persons, many of whom were pupils of Presentation Nursery and Primary School, owned by the Catholic Diocese of...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Covid-19 palliatives: CACOVID, humanitarian ministry and the states

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{FILES] People carry bags of food on their heads during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Rebuilding ruins of violence amid low revenues

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The Shoprite shopping mall in Lekki Phase 2 was looted on October 22, 2020, after the army repressed peaceful protestors gathered at the Lekki Toll Gate despite curfew. Over 20 important state...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti PDP, APC trade words over alleged sponsorship of armed thugs

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The factional Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State and the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have traded accusations over the sponsorship of armed thugs molesting the...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

South-West governors, ministers visit Lagos, urge for peace

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South-West governors and ministers visited Lagos on Sunday to commiserate with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Lagosians over the EndSARS protest mayhem in the state. The visitors, who also called for...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Tinubu’s travails and aftershock of #EndSARS protests

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Tinubu. Photo: NAIJA There are indications that a similar political gambit that upstaged Nigeria’s First and Second Republics in 1966 and 1983, as well as, aborted the Third Republic in...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Ekiti State raises alarm of looting of poisonous food items

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Ekiti State government, raised an alarm on Saturday that huge quantities of poisonous items, mistaken for food yet to be distributed as Covid-19 palliatives, were looted in warehouses in Ado-Ekiti...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

‘We counted 15 dead protesters at Lekki Toll Gate’

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Fayemi Sues For Peace In Ekiti, Southwest One of the main actors in the EndSARS protest, Disc Jockey, songwriter and musician, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, a.k.a DJ Switch, has said that she counted...

Sat Oct 24th, 2020     Read More →

We didn’t lose in 2018, we were intimidated, says Eleka

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Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka was deputy governor to former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election. In an...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Group demands international probe into Lekki attacks, others

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The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has canvassed international probe into the killings and maiming of harmless #EndSARS protesters in the country. Reacting to the...

Fri Oct 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Restructure now to save Nigeria!

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The groundswell of agitation for true federalism and restructuring should now warrant more than a passing interest of the Buhari administration. As usual, his apple-polishers are showing zero...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari under attack over Lekki massacre

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The Presidency, yesterday, came under attack from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka over Tuesday’s shooting of ENDSARS protesters by the Nigerian...

Thu Oct 22nd, 2020     Read More →